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Why Is Your Home The Best Investment

Well, I should really qualify the title of this, by not buying the home in a bubble. Whether our current housing market is a bubble or not is debatable. Under normal circumstances however, buying a home is usually your best investment. And the reason is inflation. Historically, housing price tracks inflation fairly well. Since inflation […]

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Stages In Life: Retirement Planning

Most people when they finally get out of school and start their first job, are so happy with their financial independence and the first paycheck, that they splurge the entire paycheck, if not more.  Few people think so far ahead about the next stages in life, of getting married, having a family, and eventually retiring from work.  If one doesn’t […]

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My Budget Saving

I’m going to use a household wage income of $100K for tabulating this budget, since it’s an easy round number, and it’s also quite close to my salary. I’m estimating taxes that are due to the wage income, using my 2006 tax calculator. item amount comment Mortgage 1270 Homeowner due 165 Includes the insurance for […]

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